Common Types of Hair Extensions | Clip-Ins, Tape-Ins, Micro-Rings

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There are several different types of hair extensions such as clip-ins, tape-ins, micro-rings, pre-bonded, weaves, fusion, and so on. But what does all of them mean?

In this article, we will provide you some knowledge regarding different hair extension types along with helping you choose the best one for you according to your style and preference.

The different styles and types of hair extensions and terms offer contrasting results to an individual using them. If you are new to the world of hair extensions, you must know that it is overwhelmingly huge.

So, tie your hair back, and let’s get right into it. 

Clip-In Hair Extensions 

The clip-in hair extensions are produced in a strand of contoured pieces that has a base of silicon or fabric attached to them which makes it easier to attach them to the natural hair.

These hair extensions are the most convenient form of hair extensions used as you can quickly clip them into your hair and remove them whenever you want to. It is also really easy to install clip-in hair extensions to your natural hair at home within 10 to 15 minutes. The clips in these extensions are easily opened and closed which is an additional benefit to use them.

Moreover, these extensions are considered to be the least damaging ones because they certainly do not involve any chemicals, pressure, or heat in the process. This is another reason to choose them while still loving your natural hair with all your heart.  

Tape-In Hair Extensions

 Tape-in hair extensions are taped or glued to your hair by a salon technician. These extensions come in an already pre-taped form which is then taped to your natural hair.

It is recommended to let a hairdresser or professional install tape-in hair extensions to your hair because they need to be aligned properly into your hair. Also, the method of installing tape-ins into the root of your natural hair requires heat along with additional adhesive material.

Tape-in hair extensions can be reused if they have good quality. You can have these extensions removed with a glue remover by the hairdresser and then reinstall them whenever you like. However, the process of installing these extensions usually lasts up to 50 to 60 minutes.

You can receive good quality tape-in extensions from Kenny’s Luxury Hair Extensions that will offer you volume and durability.

Micro-Rings Hair Extensions

Micro ring hair extensions, also known as micro-loop hair extensions are applied to your hair by attaching tiny wefts of extensions to small sections of your natural hair. The best thing about these extensions is that they are attached without any adhesive or glue. All they require is a micro ring, loop, or bead to attach them to the hair.

The method of applying micro hair extensions is a time-consuming one. It takes up to 2 to 4 hours to be completed by a professional. These extensions last up to 4 to 6 months if cared for properly.

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